View: How to catch and destroy a terror drone29 Jun, 2021, 12.47 PM IST
Terrorist drones can be deployed anywhere in the country, not just security/military installations. The state’s expensive weapons system or massive deployment of troops are of little use.
Improvised rotary wing drone used in Jammu airbase attack29 Jun, 2021, 12.12 PM IST
While all Indian airbases and vital military installations have air defence cover against conventional missiles and large military drones, identifying and tracking improvised rotary wing unmanned aircraft will be a major headache, given proliferation by Chinese manufactures across the world.
Indian Air Force airbase drone attack: Explosions were deafening, we were shocked, say residents28 Jun, 2021, 05.07 PM IST
Hearing the explosions, several people from areas such as Belicharana, Karan-Bagh, Gaddigar, Boharcamp and Satwari reached the air force station, despite Covid restrictions, with no idea that it had been hit by drones.
First drone terror attack at Indian installation; Indian Air Force personnel injured28 Jun, 2021, 08.46 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir police chief Dilbag Singh said the drones were used to drop explosives inside the air force station and that a first information report was registered under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. “There was use of drone with payload in both the blasts at Jammu airfield suspected to have dropped the explosive material. Police have registered an FIR and investigation is on,” Singh told media persons.
Terror attack at IAF station in Jammu: What we know so far27 Jun, 2021, 08.50 PM IST
Two consecutive explosions took place at the high security Jammu Air Force station in the early hours of Sunday. The drones crashed into the IAF station at Jammu airport in the early hours of Sunday, perhaps the first time that suspected Pakistan-based terrorists have used unmanned aerial vehicles in an attack, the officials said.
Two explosives-laden drones crash into IAF station at Jammu airport, two people injured27 Jun, 2021, 03.20 PM IST
Two Indian Air Force personnel were injured in the explosions that took place around 1.40 am within six minutes of each other. The first blast ripped off the roof of a single-storey building at the high security technical area of the airport manned by the IAF in Satwari area of the city. The second one was on the ground, the officials said.
Jammu Air Force station explosion: Alert sounded in Punjab’s Pathankot27 Jun, 2021, 02.49 PM IST
“We are on our guard in view of the situation. Whenever there is an incident of this kind, maximum alert is sounded in neighbouring areas,” Pathankot’s Senior Superintendent of Police, Surendra Lamba, told PTI over phone when asked if additional security measures have been put in place in wake of the Jammu incident.